Welcome to the Story Museum

of James M Deem

 

Here you will find here stories that I have written for young readers.

Some stories come from books that I have published, mostly from my early books. Others come from unpublished manuscripts. These include stories about caves and castles. 

Here is a list of all the stories found on m website:

 

Castle Stories

Kildrummy Castle Siege (from an unpublished manuscript)

Rochester Castle Siege (from an unpublished manuscript)

Master James of St. Georges (from an unpublished manuscript)

A Castle Masterpiece: Beaumaris (from an unpublished manuscript

Castle Toilets (from an unpublished manuscript)

 


 

Cave Stories

Cave of the Glowing Skulls (from an unpublished manuscript)

Floyd Collins: Trapped! (from an unpublished manuscript)

The Treasure of Lascaux (from an unpublished manuscript)

Six Months Alone in Midnight Cave (from an unpublished manuscript)

The Massacre at Dunmore Cave (from an unpublished manuscript)

 


 

ESP Stories

Animal Psychics (from How to Read your Mother's Mind)

Analyzing an ESP Story (from How to Read your Mother's Mind)

ESP and the Titanic  (from  How to Travel Through Time)

 


 

Ghost Stories

Ghost of Serena (from How to Find a Ghost)

Ghost Detective (from How to Find a Ghost)

Five Days from San Francisco (from Ghost Hunters)

The Bleeding House (from Ghost Hunters)

The Mummy's Eyes (from Ghost Hunters)

The Ghost of Glencairn (from Ghost Hunters)

The Haunting of Abbey House (from  How to Find a Ghost)

The Pleading Ghost (from Ghost Hunters)

The Sauchie Poltergeist (from an unpublished manuscript)

 


 

Mummy Stories

Loneliest Mummy (from How to Make a Mummy Talk)

Curse of King Tut's Tomb (from How to Make a Mummy Talk)

Lindow Man (from How to Make a Mummy Talk)

The Mummy on the Titanic (from an unpublished manuscript) 

Elmer McCurdy (from an unpublished manuscript)

 


 

Time Travel Stories

Aberfan Disaster (from How to Travel Through Time)

A Drowning  (from How to Travel Through Time)

Underground Railroad  (from How to Travel Through Time)

Ghosts of the Trianon  (from How to Travel Through Time)

Reincarnation and the Titanic (from  How to Travel Through Time

The Facts About Time Travel (from How to Travel Through Time)

Two Mistaken Ideas About Time Travel (from How to Travel Through Time)

 


 

 

Treasure Stories

Ghost Town Treasure (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

Red River Treasure (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

Lost Treasure of the Bighorn River (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

Hunting for the Donner Party (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

Treasure of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

The Missing Treasure of Clifford, Colorado (from How to Hunt Buried Treasure)

 


 

UFO Stories

Three Types of UFOs (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

A UFO Possibility (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

Three Types of Close Encounters (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

A Close Encounter of the Fourth Kind (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

Four Tips for Having a Close Encounter (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

Three More Tips for Having a Close Encounter (from How to Catch a Flying Saucer)

 


 

Excerpts from Nonfiction Books

the opening chapter of The Prisoners of Breendonk

the opening paragraphs of Faces from the Past: Forgotten People of North America

the opening paragraphs of Bodies from the Ice: Melting Glaciers and the Recovery of the Past

the opening paragraphs of Bodies from the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii

the opening paragraphs of Bodies from the Bog

the opening paragraphs of Auschwitz: Voices from the Death Camp

the opening paragraphs of Kristallnacht: The Nazi Terror That  Began the Holocaust

 


 

Fiction Stories and Excerpts

my very first short story: The Green Eyed Monsters (from Grade 6)

the opening pages of 3 NBs of Julian Drew

Chapter 1 of Mystery Club of Luna Drive

Downloadable chapters of Mystery Club of Luna Drive

Chapter 1 of The Very Real Ghost Book of Christina Rose

The Ghosts of the Widow and Hans Hanson (from The Very Real Ghost Book of Christina Rose)